Upcoming exhibitions, residencies, concerts, record launches and lectures by PhDArts, docARTES and ACPA researchers

A series of upcoming activities by docARTES researchers Emlyn Stam, Bobby Mitchell, Nicoleta Paraschivescu, Patrizia Bovi and Maria Cleary, PhDArts researchers Ato Malinda and Delphine Bedel and ACPA researchers Henri Bok and Paul Houdijk

Emlyn Stam

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms

docARTES researcher Emlyn Stam will give a lecture entitled ‘Towards an Historically Inspired Brahms Style: The Edwardian musicianship of violist Lionel Tertis in op.120 nr.1’ as part of the programme of the ‘Performing Brahms in the 21st century’ symposium. The symposium will take place in the School of Music at University of Leeds, from June 30th till July 2nd 2015.   

Bobby Mitchell

docARTES researcher Bobby Mitchell will be giving a solo performance as a guest artist of the Maccagno Piano Days Festival taking place in Maccagno, Italy, from July 17th till July 24th  2015. He will be playing music by Haydn, Rzewski, Schubert, Gershwin, et al.

Mitchell will give another solo performance at the En blanc et noir Festival, a classical music festival taking place in Lagrasse in southern France, from July 25th till July 29th 2015. The musical programme for this performance consists of music by Haydn, Scherzinger, Chopin, Rzewski, Schubert and Gershwin.   

Nicoleta Paraschivescu

docARTES researcher Nicoleta Paraschivescu and her ensemble La Floridiana will be giving a concert in the Theodorskirche in Basel on June 3rd at 5 PM. The programme is entitled ‘Seht ihr den Mond dort stehen?’ and comprises solo motets of the Viennese composer, singer and harpsichordist Marianna Martines (1744-1812) on texts by Matthias Claudius (1740-1815). Paraschivescu and her ensemble will be performing these works with the German soprano Monika Mauch.  

A following concert will take place at the Early Music Festival in Stockholm, which runs from June 3rd till June 7th2015, at the Stockholm Cathedral, on June 5th at  12.00 noon. Also on this occasion they will play music by Marianna Martines. 

Paul Houdijk

ACPA researcher Paul Houdijk will give an organ concert on the Maarschalkerweerd organ in the H. Maria van Jessekerk  in Delft on June 13th 2015 at 4 pm. The programme comprises the ‘Symphonie Romane’ of Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937). As opposed to his earlier spectacular and virtuosic works, Widor based this symphony on Gregorian chants, making it a religious piece of music. The ‘Symphonie Romane’ was his last organ symphony.     

In the context of the 2015 commemorative year of Michael Maarschalkerweerd, the foundation set up for this occasion has organized a symposium in cooperation with Museum Catharijneconvent, entitled: Michael Maarschalkerweerd: Maître, Meister of gewoon meesterlijk? The symposium will take place on June 27, 2015 at the Museum Catharijneconvent, Langenieuwstraat in Utrecht.  As part of the programme, Paul Houdijk will give a lecture/concert on the Maarschalkerweerd organ in the adjacent cathedral of St. Catharina, demonstrating the results of his research, ‘Maarschalkerweerd en Zoon in kerkorgels’.   

Henri Bok

From 5 to 12 July, ACPA researcher Henri Bok will be leading the bass clarinet section at the international Julián Menéndez summer course in Avila, Spain. During the masterclasses and presentations  he will also bring forward the findings of his research on new techniques for the bass clarinet.

Henri Bok will give a number of concerts at the annual ICA ClarinetFest 2015 in Madrid, which is held from 22nd till 26th of July. One of these is a concert with clarinet music of the Australian composer Graham Hair. He will also present his latest compositions during his feature recital entitled ‘Last but not Least’, taking place on July 25th at 6 pm.  The festival will also be the occasion of the presentation of the Bok Wiseman carbon fibre bell, a new revolutionary bell Bok developed in cooperation with the firm Wiseman in London, which allows for the easier production of more stable and finely controlled multiphonics, among other extreme techniques.

Ato Malinda

PhDArts researcher Ato Malinda has been named one of the awardees of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship.

She will be in residence at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC from July 31st until September 13th 2015, working with curators from the Museum of African Art and the National Natural History Museum Karen E. Milborne and Mary Jo Arnoldi as supervisors.

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Delphine Bedel

PhDArts researcher Delphine Bedel will take part in the following events during the coming month:

. 10 June 2015 - Academie der Kunsten, Berlin

Delphine Bedel has been invited as Guest Lecturer by the Visual Communication Department, within the framework of a series of lectures focused on the collection of the Berlin Academie der Kunsten Library.


. 23 June 2015 - Symposium, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht

Delphine Bedel has been invited as Guest lecturer at the Jan van Eyck Academie Van Eyck in Maastricht, and will participate in the symposium on the history of artists books from the Jan van Eyck Academie. This symposium is part of an exhibition curated by Kunstlicht magazine that will open on June, 23rd 2015.

. 26/28 June 2015 - Miss Read, The Berlin Art Book Fair

After a successful launch at the Centre d’art Contemporain in Geneva and Offprint at the Tate Modern London, Delphine Bedel will launch her new publishing and research platform Meta/Books at Miss Read Berlin. The first release ‘A Plastic Tool’ by Maya Rochat will be launched during the book fair.


. 10 July 2015 - Conference, Rencontres d’Arles 2015

Delphine Bedel has been invited by the photography festival taking place in the city of Arles (France), to participate in a conference on contemporary publishing practices by artist and photographers. This event is part of Arles Books.


. 21 July 2015 - Picture Berlin Summer School

Delphine Bedel will give a lecture on her artistic research and her work as artist/publisher at Picture Berlin Summer School.


Maria Cleary

docARTES researcher Maria Christina Cleary  is involved within the following activities along the coming months:

. The launch of a new CD by the duo ArParla (http://www.arparla.it/en/), comprising the complete Opus V by Don Marco Uccellini.


. 14 June – Concert by ArParla: M. Uccellini & M. Rossi

Villa Litta, Oriolitta (Lodi), Italy, 17.00

. 19 June – Concert by ArParla: Uccellini & M. Rossi - 1Concertus Moravie Festival 2015


. 20 June - Harp Days Concentus Moravie Festiaval 2015

Workshop on historical harps and improvisation.

. 22-25 June  - The School of Improvisation (Pavia, ITALY)

Presenter at a seminar/conference/course with a multidisciplinary approach to musical improvisation employing the expressive codes arts of Rhetoric, Fencing, Theatre, Painting, and Psychology.


. 27 July  - Concert by Ensemble Elyma conducted by Gabriel Garrido , Montfrin, France + CD recording of works by Mazzocchi

. 9-12 July CHATEAU D’OEX, Switzerland - Presentation of a paper at the International Society for Improvised Music

- 28, 29 July, Lucca ITALY, Accademia Europea dell'Opera – Performance of Handel's Rinaldo

Patrizia Bovi

docARTES researcher Patrizia Bovi will be involved in the following concerts and courses:

. 11 June Festival Maguelone –Montpellier- France: “E pure noi facciam Carnevale”

Micrologus Ensemble, Patrizia Bovi direction


. 18 June Università la Sapienza di Roma Italy

performance during the conference of Prof.Francesco Zimei


. 19 June : Deruta, PG, Italy, Sala S.Antonio. Concert with music of the italian Trecento:

Micrologus Ensemble, Patrizia Bovi direction

. 20 June : Chiostro ex Convento Bevagna PG Italy

« Como Deus fez vynno d’agua » Pellegrini e miracoli nelle “Cantigas de Santa Maria” di Alfonso X (Spagna, XIII sec.)

Micrologus Ensemble, Patrizia Bovi direction

. 21 June: Isola Maggiore PG Italy - Concert Moon in June

Micrologus Ensemble and Vinicio Capossela


. 27 June : Le Havre Festival de musique medievale

“Venite amanti alla leggiadra festa” Micrologus Ensemble


. 29 June to 4 July: HALLES DE SCHAERBEEK Brussels, Belgium - “Babel “(words) of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui – Damien Jalet


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